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  • Writer's pictureEmma Garrie

Eurovision 2023: Semi Final 2 results


Voyager performing 'Promise' for Australia at the second semi final. Image Source: EBU/Sarah Louise Bennett

The second semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 took place in Liverpool this evening/morning, and the second ten qualifiers into the Grand Final were announced.


In fantastic news, both Australia's Voyager and Australian Andrew Lambrou (representing Cyprus) have qualified for the Grand Final!


The ten countries that qualified for the grand final from this morning’s semi-final were:

  • Albania

  • Cyprus

  • Estonia

  • Belgium

  • Austria

  • Lithuania

  • Poland

  • Australia

  • Armenia

  • Slovenia


This meant that these nations unfortunately missed out:

  • Denmark

  • Georgia

  • Greece

  • Iceland

  • Romania

  • San Marino


The results were announced in a random order and are not indicative of where each country placed in the semi-final.


Notably the show was opened by Reiley for Denmark and closed by Australia's very own Voyager!



The second semi-final featured a spoken word piece on the history of the contest by Welsh actor and singer Luke Evans, while the interval featured 'Music Unites Generations', a medley of well-known Ukrainian musical works performed by Ukraine's 2014 representative Mariya Yaremchuk, Ukrainian hip-hop and rap artist Otoy and Zlata Dziunka, who represented Ukraine at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2022.



This was followed by 'Be Who You Wanna Be', a dance sketch choreographed by Australian choreographer Jason Gilkison which included Jessica Mauboy's 2018 Eurovision entry for Australia 'We Got Love'! The act was performed by three drag performers dressed as the show's hosts along with the Podilya dance ensemble.


See the live reaction from Dale & Mike from the Aussievision team directly from the stadium below:




After the show, the artists who qualified drew which half of the Grand Final they would perform in. You can read more about the draw here.


The results were as follows:


1st half of the Grand Final (joining France, Italy & Spain along with Finland, Portugal, Serbia, Sweden & Switzerland):

  • Albania

  • Cyprus

  • Estonia

  • Austria

  • Poland

2nd half of the Grand Final (joining Germany, Ukraine & United Kingdom along with Croatia, Czechia, Israel, Moldova & Norway):


  • Belgium

  • Lithuania

  • AUSTRALIA

  • Armenia

  • Slovenia


For continued updates on all the Eurovision 2023 news follow Aussievision on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. All links at: https://linktr.ee/aussievisionnet

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